Journalist Ava Evans has posted a defiant photograph on X showing herself drinking a pint in the pub as she reads the ‘libellous tweets’ of haters.
Her message comes after a Cabinet minister insisted regulators must look into GB News after the “unacceptable and disgraceful” on-air behaviour of Dan Wootton and Laurence Fox.
Technology Secretary Michelle Donelan said Ofcom had to take the response to the “next stage” after both men were suspended by the broadcaster following Mr Fox’s remarks about a female journalist.
Wootton laughed in response to the widely criticised remarks by the actor-turned-politician, who asked about Ava Evans: “Who would want to shag that?”
Issuing an apology, Wootton said his “inappropriate” reaction to the remarks about the political correspondent for online news site Joe was a “very unfortunate lapse in judgment”. Mr Fox has so far remained defiant about his remarks calling GB News “another establishment mouthpiece”.
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